Technology

Electric-vehicle Battery (EVB)

Electric-vehicle Battery (EVB)

An electric-vehicle battery (EVB) is a battery used to power the electric motors of a battery electric vehicle (BEV) or hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). Electric vehicles use electric motors instead of, or in addition to, internal combustion engines (ICEs). These batteries are usually rechargeable .....

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Charge Control

Charge Control

Charge control is a technology that lets an electric utility control, in real-time, the charging of a gridable (plug-in) vehicle, such as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) or a battery electric vehicle (BEV). The charge controller is an essential component of every off-grid system. Through charge control, .....

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Vehicle-to-grid (V2G)

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G)

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) would allow consumers to charge electric vehicles and monitor their energy costs, using mobile devices. V2G describes a system in which plug-in electric vehicles, such as battery electric vehicles (BEV), plug-in hybrids (PHEV), or hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV),.....

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Electric Power Transmission

Electric Power Transmission

Electricity makes our lives better, brighter, and cleaner. After electricity is generated at a power plant, it needs to be transmitted on high-voltage power lines before it can be distributed to our homes and businesses. Electric power transmission is the bulk movement of electrical energy from .....

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Grid-tied Electrical System

Grid-tied Electrical System

A grid-tied electrical system also called the grid-tie system, is a semi-autonomous electrical generation or grid energy storage system which links to the mains to feed excess capacity back to the local mains electrical grid. Such a system generates power for the home and it feeds any excess powe.....

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Photovoltaic System

Photovoltaic System

Solar panels convert the energy of photons (light particles) into electricity. A photovoltaic system, also known as a PV system, is a power system designed to supply usable solar power by means of photovoltaics. This system is composed of one or more solar panels combined with an inverter and oth.....

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Solar Vehicle

Solar Vehicle

Solar vehicles are electric vehicles, which are powered by solar energy as a type of fuel for their propulsion. A solar vehicle is an electric vehicle powered completely or significantly by direct solar energy. These vehicles are equipped with photovoltaic cells, which are installed in the solar .....

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Traction Network

Traction Network

A traction network or traction power network is an electricity grid for the supply of electrified rail networks. The system which uses electrical power for traction system i.e. for railways, trams, trolleys, etc. is called electrical traction. There is a wide variety of electric traction systems .....

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Utility sub-metering

Utility sub-metering

Sub-metering is a utility system that lets a landlord or building owner break down utility use based on individual unit consumption. Utility sub-metering is a system that allows a landlord, property management firm, condominium association, homeowners association, or other multi-tenant property t.....

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Smart Meter

Smart Meter

Technology is smarter than ever and a new monitor could cut the cost of your energy bills. A smart meter is an electronic device that records information such as consumption of electric energy, voltage levels, current, and power factor. It measures how much gas and electricity you’re using, as .....

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Google Launched second version of Google Glass (Enterprise Edition)

Google Launched second version of Google Glass (Enterprise Edition)

Google Launched second version of Google Glass (Enterprise Edition) Google has launched the second generation of the Google Glass Enterprise Edition, these new Google Glass are designed only for commercial use. Google Glass may have never become a fixture in regular people’s daily lives lik.....

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New Features of Google Maps will show wildfire boundaries

New Features of Google Maps will show wildfire boundaries

New Features of Google Maps will show wildfire boundaries Google Maps is adding a new feature to keep people safe. Type in the name of an ongoing wildfire into Google search, and the site will now bring up a map featuring a near-real-time boundary of the fire. Google is adding a new feature to it.....

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